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The Winter Beachcomber’s Guide

When you think of Bermuda you think of sun and swimming and boating, but at the moment nobody wants to get their toes wet! In the winter months, it's easy to be stuck with nothing to do. Luckily, it's not too cold to put on a fleece and walk along a windy beach, looking for treasures washed up there. We've created this beach combing guide for the adventurers among us.   Mermaid’s Purse These black, twisted little treasures are actually the egg cases of oviparous sharks, skates and chimeras. They are made of collagen prote...

Holidays

Blini with Caviar

Ingredients: 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast (one 1/4-ounce envelope) 1/2 cup warm water (110 degrees) 1 cup all-purpose flour Coarse salt 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted, plus more for pan 1/2 teaspoon s...

Holidays

Leftover Christmas Ham Quiche

Turn your Christmas ham into a quiche with this very simple recipe!   Ingredients: Pastry dough 2 cups Jarlsberg cheese, grated 1 heaping cup of leftover Christmas ham 4 eggs 2 cups half and half 1/2 teaspoon Coleman's dry musta...

Holidays

Leftover Turkey Soup

Now that Christmas Day is behind us, put your leftover turkey to good use with this delicious recipe for turkey soup.   Ingredients: Bones from your roast turkey (for your stock) 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 medium onion, minced 4 celer...

Holidays

Stuart Hayward’s ‘Twas the Day After Christmas

Although Stuart Hayward wrote this poem back in 1983, it still rings true for Bermuda so we thought we'd share it with you.    [audio m4a="https://www.thebermudian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Twas-The-Day-After-Christmas-12_21...

Holidays

Preserving Poinsettias

Native to Mexico, and known to the Aztecs, poinsettias once were a symbol of purity because of their vibrant colours. Nowadays, in many parts of the world, they are a symbol of Christmas and the holiday season. Bermuda is not exempt from this ho...